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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Eadweard J. Muybridge (1830 - 1904) : The Father of Motion Pictures

Eadweard J. Muybridge (pronounced /ˌɛdwərd ˈmaɪbrɪdʒ/; 9 April 1830 – 8 May 1904) was an English photographer, known primarily for his important pioneering work, with use of multiple cameras to capture motion, and his zoopraxiscope, a device for projecting motion pictures that pre-dated the flexible perforated film strip that is used today.
For more on Eadweard J. Muybridge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eadweard_Muybridge
Muybridge Buffalo Galloping (video): http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/Muybridge_Buffalo_galloping.gif






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